The landscape of my imagination is very much rooted in Port Harcourt city, says prize winner, Jowhor Ile
Part Of My Writing In This Book Was A Lament’ JOWHOR Ile was award the winner of Etisalat Prize for Literature 2017 for his novel, And After Many Days, two Saturdays ago in Lagos.
Festival of creativity and renewal at Abraka
Students of Delta State University, Abraka, will, on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, take steps to deepen their quest for creative writing and other artistic engagement...
I’m not a great follower of fiction, says JP Clark
Prof. John Pepper Clark, who made no pretensions about his preference for poetry and admitted a diminished interest in developments in the fictional universe, made the recollection at the recent presentation of Atta’s collection of plays at Freedom Park, Lagos.
Ndiolo-Enaholo: I write to impact life, make readers learn
I actually started writing early. I began with poems, but in the real sense of it, I began to give writing a greater thought during my youth service when my sister reminded me of how I have been writing since we were in secondary school .....
G-Druz out with slow, features Skales
For Gabriel Charles, Nigeria’s emerging music sensation, the time to hit the ground running is now. Slow, his fresh single, that is enjoying massive airplay in radio stations and a video that was released recently......
Yerima: Younger playwrights too angry, unprepared for art of playwriting
The mistake most people asked to run the National Theatre make is that they see it as just a building. If you do, you will fail. There is a spirituality about the National Theatre, which is often lost to people.
'King Jaja of Opobo,' 'The Concubine,' loud for Rivers at 50 celebration
This is definitely cheering news for lovers of quality stage productions, as River State Government plans to stage two iconic plays, King Jaja of Opobo and Concubine to mark its 50th anniversary celebration.
Documentary filmmaking should champion intellectual reassessement of our values
Professor Niyi Coker is the E. Desmond Lee Distinguished Professor of Theatre and Media Studies at the University of Missouri, Saint Louis, U.S. He has directed over 50 major stage productions around the world; he’s a board member of International Documentary Film Festival (iREP). He is the founding Artistic Director of African Arts Ensemble in New…
If i were to have written any play, it would have been on corruption, says Okara
Well, probably I should have written more on the fight against corruption. I wished I had written some plays. If I were to have written any play, it would have been on corruption.
From France, Evi-Edna Ogholi rocks with peace and love
This April, Nigeria’s female reggae star of the 1980s and 1990s fame, Evi-Edna Ogholi, will yet again rock the airwaves with her favourite genre of music. She will be reaching her fans from her base in Paris, France.